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Bank of Montreal (NYSE:BMO)
Cash Flow from Financing
$6,124 Mil (TTM As of Oct. 2016)

Cash from financing is the cash generated/spent from financial activities such as share issuance (buy back), debt issuance (repayment), and dividends paid to preferred and common stockholders.

For the three months ended in Oct. 2016, Bank of Montreal received $23 Mil more from issuing new shares than it paid to buy back shares. It received $2,235 Mil from issuing more debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $414 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $97 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Bank of Montreal earned $1,941 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Oct. 2016.


Definition

This is the cash generated/spent from financial activities such as share issuance (buy back), debt issuance (repayment), and dividends paid to preferred and common stockholders. In the calculation of free cash flow, cash from financing is not calculated because it is not related to operating activities.

Bank of Montreal's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Oct. 2016 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Oct. 2016 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=103.388423515+5149.04535507+452.796015395+-1674.59059694+1987.77450758
=6,018

Bank of Montreal's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2016 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Oct. 2016 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=23.3944607954+2235.302996+0+-414.308354086+96.5964832843
=1,941

Bank of Montreal Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2016 was 140.061936937 (Jan. 2016 ) + 3133.87423935 (Apr. 2016 ) + 909.439166411 (Jul. 2016 ) + 1940.98558599 (Oct. 2016 ) = $6,124 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


Explanation

Cash from financing contains five items:

1. Net Issuance of Stock:
A company may raise cash from issuing new shares. It can also use cash to buy back shares. If this number is positive, it means that the company has received more cash from issuing shares than it has paid to buy back shares. If this number is negative, it means that company has paid more cash to buy back shares than it has received for issuing shares.

Bank of Montreal's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Oct. 2016 was $23 Mil. Bank of Montreal received $23 Mil more from issuing new shares than it paid to buy back shares.

2. Net Issuance of Debt:
Net issuance of debt is the cash a company received or spent through debt related activities such as debt issuance or debt repayment. If a company pays down its debt during the period, this number will be negative. If a company issued more debt, it receives cash and this number is positive.

Bank of Montreal's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Oct. 2016 was $2,235 Mil. Bank of Montreal received $2,235 Mil from issuing more debt.

3. Net Issuance of Preferred:
A company may raise cash from issuing new preferred shares. It can also use cash to buy back preferred shares. If this number is positive, it means that the company has received more cash from issuing preferred shares than it has paid to buy back preferred shares. If this number is negative, it means that company has paid more cash to buy back preferred shares than it has received for issuing preferred shares.

Bank of Montreal's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Oct. 2016 was $0 Mil. Bank of Montreal paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares.

4. Dividends:
Cash flow for dividends refers to the payment of cash to shareholders as dividends when the company generates income.

Bank of Montreal's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Oct. 2016 was $-414 Mil. Bank of Montreal spent $414 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

5. Other Financing:
Money spent or earned by company from other financial activities.

Bank of Montreal's other financing for the three months ended in Oct. 2016 was $97 Mil. Bank of Montreal received $97 Mil on other financial activities.


Related Terms

Cash Flow from Operations, Cash Flow from Investing, Net Issuance of Stock, Net Issuance of Debt, Dividends, Net Issuance of Preferred


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Bank of Montreal Annual Data

Oct07Oct08Oct09Oct10Oct11Oct12Oct13Oct14Oct15Oct16
Net Issuance of Stock -2861531,00019112689-534119-434103
Net Issuance of Debt 13,707-8,638-240-5014,506405-1,3075302,7565,149
Net Issuance of Preferred 6154645450284-401-193691151453
Dividends -1,431-1,252-1,244-1,154-1,631-1,437-1,830-1,651-1,633-1,675
Other Financing 46,487528-12122,710-3,473-716-800-103-7891,988
Cash from Financing 59,092-8,744-6021,246-187-2,060-4,663-415506,018

Bank of Montreal Quarterly Data

Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16Oct16
Net Issuance of Stock 3425-183-174-1131127143823
Net Issuance of Debt 002,267-405-1,9733,4378351,1301,2852,235
Net Issuance of Preferred 39600-324-24590000
Dividends -439-318-403-446-424-421-392-452-408-414
Other Financing -41523-525-7-295-464-3302,443-597
Cash from Financing -492291,156-1,357-2,8083,0221403,1349091,941
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